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Want to clean a coffeepot in a flash? Unclog a sink with a simple homemade solution ? Do away with microwave odors? Banish those dust bunnies?

Let her royal highness of housekeeping show you how to turn your home into a sparkling palace — in no time at all!

Step aside, Martha...Here comes the Queen of Clean, and her down-to-earth housekeeping guide for those of us who live in the real world. After all, the Queen has better things to do than be a slave to housework. That's why she has assembled a marvelous collection of miraculous cleaning tips and surprising shortcuts that get the job done quickly and well. Without a lot of fuss, you can solve hundreds of cleaning challenges in every room of your home:

  • Remove dust, rust, gum, fingerprints, stains, odors, and mildew

  • Clean leather and upholstery, carpets, windows, walls, floors, kitchen appliances, grills, and more

  • Deal with damage form flooding and fire

The queen count her pennies too-- with inexpensive, environmentally friendly cleaning concoctions and ingredients you might never expect, including

  • Tea — the wood cleaner you can drink!

  • The amazing rust-removing power of the onion

  • Lemon juice

  • Vinegar

  • Petroleum jelly

  • Baking soda

  • ...and the five cleaning products you should never be without!

Let the Queen of Clean put an end to drudgery with her hints and solutions that get fabulous results — fast!

About the Author

About the Queen

Linda Cobb first shared her cleaning tips with readers in a weekly newspaper column in Michigan, where she owned a cleaning and disaster-restoration business dealing with the aftermath of fires and floods. After moving to Phoenix, she appeared weekly as a guest on Good Morning Arizona; since then she has shared her housekeeping tips on radio and television shows across the country. Linda Cobb lives in Phoenix with her husband. Visit her popular Web site:

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1. Beating the Bathroom Blues

2. Kitchen Duty

3. Cleaning Products You Should Never Be Without

4. Rust Never Sleeps

5. Taming Dust Bunnies Without a Whip

6. Floor Cleaning — Now Stop on It

7. Today's Wood — Tomorrow's Heirlooms

8. Off the Walls — Wash Them Like the Pros

9. Up, Up and Away — Upholstery Cleaning Made Easy

10. Leather Report

11. Meticulous Marble — Leave No Stone Unturned

12. The Queen's Royal Carpet Treatment

13. Are Pets Turning Your Home Into a Barnyard?

14. Baby, Oh Baby and Kid's Corner

15. The Nose Knows — Odor Control

16. Hot Tips for Irons and Ironing Boards

17. Taking Charge of Electronic Equipment

18. The Care and Hanging of Pictures and Paintings

19. Paint by Numbers

20. The Grill Drill

21. Everything Under the Sun for Patio Furniture

22. All Hands on Decks

23. Concrete Solutions for Cleaning Cement Driveways and Patios

24. At the Carwash

25. Do Away with Window Pains

26. Flower Power

27. Bug Out — User-Friendly Post Control

28. Putting Your Best Foot Forward

29. Turning Down the Heat on Fire Damage

30. The Big Drip - -Water Damage Restoration

31. Taking the Atchoo-Cough-Cough Out of Your Air Ducts

32. Stop the Science Experiment — Mold and Mildew

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Product Details

Hitchcock, Tara
McDonald, Beth
Cobb, Linda
Hitchcock, Tara
New York :
Cleaning & Caretaking
House cleaning
Cleaning & Caretaking - General
General House & Home
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Publication Date:
September 2000
Grade Level:
8.25 x 5.3125 in 8.192 oz

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